Gloria Fogg DeGrandpre joined Allen & Selig Realty of Freeport. Fogg DeGrandpre has worked in the real estate industry since the 1980s.

Sarah Kotzur joined Coastal Naturopathic Center in Falmouth. Kotzur, a naturopathic physician, is president of the Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors.

Matthew Bahl joined Verrill Dana as an associate in the labor and employment group and the franchise and dealership group. Bahl counsels and represents management in all areas of labor and employment law. He previously practiced at a firm in Indiana.

Tara Perruzzi joined People’s United Bank, Southern Maine as a commercial loan officer, vice president. Perruzzi, of Cape Elizabeth, has more than 16 years of banking experience, most recently with TD Bank in commercial lending.

Toby Fitzgerald, D.O., joined Mercy Hospital’s All About Women practice at 195 Fore River Parkway. Fitzgerald completed her residency at Maine Medical Center in 2010, during which she voluntarily provided medical care to women in India and Colombia.

Kimberly Post Rowe joined the staff of Saint Joseph’s College in Standish as the coordinator of service learning. Post Rowe, of Raymond, has been teaching for the past 16 years and was previously an instructor at Southern Maine Community College.



Lewiston City Councilor John Butler was named to the Maine Municipal Association’s Executive Committee. Butler has been on the City Council since January 2010 and served on the city School Committee for 16 years.

The following individuals joined the board of directors for the United Way of Greater Portland:

Mary Ellen Fitzgerald, president, Critical Insights Inc.; Michael Gendreau, vice president, mission effectiveness, Mercy Hospital; Sterling Kozlowski, president of Maine District, KeyBank; Joe Rosenfield, owner, Edison Press; Jeff Sanders, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Maine Medical Center.



St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, a member of St. Mary’s Health System in Lewiston, recently received the 2011 Celebrating Excellence in Innovation Award. St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion was recognized for its patient/resident-centered staffing model.